Here’s What’s Streaming on Netflix in May Since We Obviously Can’t Leave the House
There is nothing good about the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, everything about it is extremely bad. But there is this: as the golden age of streaming content continues to boom, there’s never been more entertainment options available to us while we’re all staying at home. Most of us don’t know when quarantine restrictions will change, but we do know what’s dropping on our emotional support platform, Netflix.
It’s little comfort in the wake of everything going on, but nothing beats escaping into a great show or film to ease our worries and distract us from our current hellscape. So let’s dive into what all is coming to our screens from Netflix. We’ve bolded the ones we are especially interested in and we’ve included some trailers as well. Let’s get into it!
All Day and a Night
From the co-writer of Black Panther, Joe Robert Cole, comes this drama about a father and son who can’t escape a life of crime. The film stars Ashton Sanders (Moonlight), Jeffrey Wright (Westworld), and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen).
Back to the Future
Back to the Future Part II
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Cracked Up, The Darrell Hammond Story
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Den of Thieves
For Colored Girls
Fun With Dick & Jane
Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy
The Heartbreak Kid
The Half of It
From Alice Wu (Saving Face), comes this queer coming of age comedy that looks like a solid entry into Netflix’s teen romcom canon.
Ryan Murphy takes us back to Tinsel Town in this glamorous new limited series about Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Darren Criss (American Crime Story), David Corenswet (The Politician), Laura Harrier (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Patti LuPone, Jim Parsons, and more.
I Am Divine
Into the Night
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Medici: The Magnificent (Part 2)
Monthly Girls’ Nozaki Kun (Season 1)
Song of the Sea
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
What a Girl Wants
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill
Workin’ Moms: Season 4
Scissor Seven: Season 2
Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt — NETFLIX FAMILY
Dead to Me: Season 2
The darkest of dark comedies, Dead to Me featured standout performances by Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini. After last season’s epic cliffhanger, we can’t wait to see what happens next.
Damien Chazelle just can’t quit toxic people making jazz.
House at the End of the Street
Charmed: Season 2
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 16
Bordertown: Season 3
Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics
Trial By Media
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. the Reverend
She’s alive dammit! It’s a miracle! Kimmy Schmidt returns in this interactive film. Think Bandersnatch with a side of Pinot Noir.
The Wrong Missy
Riverdale: Season 4
Avatar: The Last Airbender Seasons 1-3
I Love You, Stupid
Magic for Humans: Season 3
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 5
The final season of She-Ra is sure make us cheer and shed more than a few tears.
La reina de Indias y el conquistador
The Big Flower Fight
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything
Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall
The Flash: Season 6
Rebelión de los Godinez
Just Go With It
Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae star in this new romantic comedy from Michael Showalter (Wet Hot American Summer).
Selling Sunset: Season 2
Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series: Season 2
Dynasty: Season 3
Norm of the North: Family Vacation
Hannah Gadsby: Douglas
I’m No Longer Here
The Lincoln Lawyer
From Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Rec) comes this futuristic workplace comedy starring Steve Carell, John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, and more.
Somebody Feed Phil: Season 3
High Strung Free Dance
What are you looking forward to watching?
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